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MSNBC
Sep 8, 2012 9:00am PDT
. now save 50% on banners >>> some headlines making news on the west coast, "the los angeles times" has a front page story titled "malibu's rental tide turns." it's about how the demand for leased luxury homes has dropped in the area springs some deal-making. >>> in spokane washington, there's a story about an expert reporting a drop in yellow jackets. a researcher says the wasp population will be below 70% to 80% this year. a possible reason is the wet and cool spring. >>> in coos bay, oregon, a picture of a miserable looking cattle in an effort to spray and neuter feral cats in the area. >>> new convinumbers show the president's approval rating at 52%, up three points. at the same time, the president has opened up a three-point lead 48%-45% joining me now anne kornblut and patricia murphy, also a kribltor to "newsweek" and "the daily beast." anne, i'll begin with you as these numbers include president clint clinton's dnc speech, not the president's. can we assess this as a certifiable bounce for president obama perhaps greater than mitt romney's? >> in a word, no. i think we have
MSNBC
Sep 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
orleans, louisiana. mitt romney kicks off the week with a stop in colorado and los angeles, california, today. wednesday he'll be in miami for a facebook meet the candidates event. beginning this week governor romney and congressman paul ryan will begin receiving regular intelligence briefings from national security officials in the obama administration. >>> west coast headlines are next with a report on why the white house can't be blamed for the higher gas prices. >>> plus, fresh predictions for who will take the house and senate this year. it's all coming up for you in office politics. keep it here on "weekends with alex witt." with the spark cash card from capital one, olaf's pizza palace gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! pizza!!!!! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! put it on my spark card! [ high-pitched ] nice doin' business with you! [ garth ] why settle for less? great businesses deserve the most rewards! awesome!!! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2%
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2012 12:00pm EDT
1,000 applications for the same number of jobs. "los angeles times" has a story with the title mitt romney plan ups taxes on many. the report says the governor's budget plan would significantly raisin come tax for families making between 100,000 and $200,000. the analysis found romney's plan could work but it would require eliminating the deductions for mortgage interest, charitable contribution and state and local taxes. >>> both sides in the presidential campaign trying to calibrate their messages on the unrest that has spread now beyond the middle east. for more on that and some new polls i'm joined by washington bureau chief for "usa today" susan page and editor in chief of -- reid wilson. >> susan, i'll begin with you. how are these protests and attacks playing out politically for both the president and mitt romney? >> i think they've got the potential to be pretty troublesome for both of them. mitt romney's gotten some criticism this week for speaking as the crisis was still unfolding, seeming opportunistic in talk about it. for president obama, there are risks as well as the
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
actually dark los angeles right now. >> i was going to say you are up early girlfriend. let's start with the fed. they launched another aggressive stimulus program. they're pumping billions into the economy. why are they doing this? >> well, the fed is actually pumping, as you said, billions into the economy. they're buying about $600 billion worth of bonds. and the reason why they're doing that is that they're trying to drive down those borrowing costs. and basically this is part of a new stimulus package program that they've had in the past. kwechlt one qe-2 and this is quantitative easing 3. as i would say take three. what they're trying to do is drive down those borrowing costs but also trying to get that unemployment rate down to about 7%. they're not going to ease up on this quantitative easing until that rate is down at that level. >> okay. how about consumer prices now, we saw the highest jump in three years. retail sales rising about 1%. that is the largest increase since february. what accounts for this? the rising consumer inflation? >> right. well alex we've been talking abou
MSNBC
Sep 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
later today in los angeles. had to make an emergency landing in the private plane she was traveling in in denver because the cabin filled with smoke. believed to be an electrical fire. the good news is that evebody on board was safe. that's the latest from here. now back to you. >> peter, thanks so much. >>> the inside-outside debate is about to change washington. and now we are hearing very different words from governor romney. from back in 2007. that's coming up in the strategy talk coming your way at the bottom of the hour. new today for you, senators joe leeb erman now accusing the iranian government of being behind this week's cyber attacks on bank of america and jpmorgan, in a new interview with c-span the senator said "i don't believe that these were just hackers. i think this was done by iran and their quints force which is its own cyber developing attack capacity." nbc news reported on thursday that iran was behind the attack. royaltiers now also reporting these attacks have been ongoing since late last year. jim finkel has been covering this story for reuters. jim explain how
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)